Holy Year of Mercy

“I needed clothes and you clothed me.” Mt 25:36 This month we would like to engage ourselves with the corporal work of mercy "to clothe the naked". On first glance we obviously think of what the name of this act literally means: Giving clothes to someone who is not clothed. However, one...
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This month we would like to engage ourselves with the spiritual work of mercy „Comfort the afflicted“. Often we are like the disciples on the road to Emmaus, discouraged and full of sadness about what not/not yet succeeds in our lives. Jesus comes along to the sad and indicates to them the...
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As in the last two years many Nightfever teams support the pontifical initiative "24 hours for God" on March 4th to 5th, 2016 with their own Nightfever or arrange times of worship in the parishes. While these 29 Nightfever young volunteers invite people on Friday and Saturday to meet God and to get...
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"I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ (...) When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you? The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’" - Mt 25,36b.39f This month we would like to...
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"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink." Mt 25:35 This month we would like to focus on the corporal work of mercy "Feeding the hungry". In many cities, this corporal work of mercy is realized through various offers. In some cities the...
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Advent is a very good time of preparation in which we can experience the mercy of God and also pass it on to others. Following our own experience of God's mercy (for example, in the Sacrament of Reconciliation), Pope Francis has asked us to do spiritual and corporal works of mercy ourselves. Over...
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Pope Francis is going to inaugurate the Holy Year of Mercy on December 8th, 2015. In as many churches as possible, a door will be opened for God’s mercy. Nightfever has already been opening church doors for 10 years so that people can encounter God's mercy. 27 Nightfever teams worldwide will be...
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Lord Jesus Christ, you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him. Show us your face and we will be saved. Your loving gaze freed Zacchaeus and Matthew from being enslaved by money; the adulteress and Magdalene from seeking...
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